25 days old
2018-01-302018-03-01

HR Director

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF MICHIGAN (MERS)
Lansing, Michigan 48917
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

SUMMARY

 

The Human Resources Director is responsible for overall leadership in the development and the execution of the human resources services functions.  Supporting the overall strategic direction of MERS and focuses on the areas of talent management, total rewards, culture management and employee engagement.  The HR Director provides guidance and advisement to both employees and leaders within MERS. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

 

Strategic Business Partner

 

  • Develop comprehensive HR service plans and strategies to meet the human capital needs in support of the achievement of the current and future overall organization’s strategic business goals and objectives.   
  • Function as an advisor to management regarding key organizational and management issues, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for and provides oversight for the development and maintenance of fiscally responsible HR services budget.
  • Responsible for keeping MERS senior leadership team informed about current and future human resources related legislative issues pending at the federal and state levels as well as compliance and regulatory issues that affect how MERS conducts day-to-day HR services.

Human Resources Department Operations and Leadership

  • Responsible for the growth, development, and supervision of the HR Team.
  • Provides oversight of the identification of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance.
  • Provides oversight of the maintenance of all human resources related records.
  • Evaluates reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
  • Implements and annually updates compensation program; rewrites job descriptions as necessary; analyzes compensation; monitors performance management evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  • Responsible for talent management acquisition and management.
  • Monitors employee career paths and provides employee relations counseling.
  • Security, Budgeting and Planning, Leadership/ Supervision and Professional Development.

Major duties and responsibilities are listed above.  This list indicates the kinds of work the person does, but in no way limits or modifies a supervisor’s right to change jobs or assign additional or different work to employees.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelors degree in Human Resources or a related field is required
  • PHR / SPHR certification is preferred
  • Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in a human resources environment
  • Coaching, mentoring, leadership and supervisory experience is required
  • Affiliation with various human resource associations is desired
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A high level of  emotional intelligence is critical
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Process management skills
  • Diversity management skills
  • Change management skills
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Superior advocacy skills
  • Consultative skills
  • Project management skills
  • Research and analytical skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Location: All work of this position will be performed on site at MERS main office.
  • Weather: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions.
  • Noise: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Requirements

See job description

Categories

  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment/Recruitment
  • Organizational Development

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Lansing, Michigan 48917

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